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Crump Cup: Mike McCoy wows field
Mike McCoy
Mike McCoy
Pine Valley, NJ (September 28, 2012) – Maybe it was Ryder Cup inspiration.

But whatever the case, Mike McCoy, a man known for his ball striking and tour-quality putting stroke is dominating at the other "Cup" being played this weekend at the historic, and perennially top ranked Pine Valley Golf Club in New Jersey, The George Arthur Crump Cup.

McCoy fired a competitive course record tying 64 on Thursday and followed that with with a five-under-par 65 on Friday to win medalist honors by a whopping 13 strokes, with a score of 129 in the Open Division of the 88th annual event.

McCoy, a four-time Crump champion, shattered Bill Shean’s 36 hole competitive course record by seven strokes. Match play in the Crump begins Saturday morning, with McCoy set to square off against 2009 champion Skip Berkmeyer of St. Louis, Missouri. In the Senior Division, Robert Vallis of Hamilton, Bermuda, won medalist honors with scores of 73 and 71 for a 36-hole total of 144. Vallis will play Bob Kain of Cleveland, Ohio in the first round of Senior Division match play on Saturday afternoon.

The public is invited to view the final matches on Sunday, September 30th. The gates will open at approximately 1:00pm.
ABOUT THE Crump Cup

The George Arthur Crump Cup -- named for the hotelier and course architect most famous for building Pine Valley -- is arguably the premier mid- amateur event in the United States. The invitational field is made of of top players from around the United States and the UK. The format for the four days is two rounds of stroke play qualifying, followed by four rounds of match play. Players are flighted according to their qualifying position, and a separate Senior flight includes two of those flights. Jay Sigel has won the event the most times, with nine victories between 1975 and 1993.

Sunday at The Crump Cup is unique; the public is invited to spectate the final matches - a shuttle from a nearby parking area is provided. Info follows: Pine Valley Golf Club will host the 91st George Arthur Crump Memorial Tournament Thursday, September 17th through Sunday the 20th. The public is invited to view the final match on Sunday, September 20th. The gates will open at approximately 1:00 pm.

Parking and transportation arrangements are being handled by the Clementon Youth Athletic Association. Parking will be at the Clementon Elementary School located a 4 Audubon Ave. Clementon, NJ. Signs will be posted to direct you to the designated parking area. Please remember, Clementon Police will not allow any parking along East Atlantic Avenue between Clementon Road and the Club.

There will be a fee of $25.00 per car which will include parking and a shuttle bus that will operate between the school and Pine Valley all afternoon.

The Clementon Youth Athletic Association will also have a refreshment stand set up inside the front gate. All proceeds from the parking and refreshment stands benefit the Clementon Youth Athletic Association.

Cameras, video, photographs and cell phones will not be permitted. In case of inclement weather, please call (856) 783-3000 and select option 4.

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Results For Crump Cup Golf Tournament
Place  Pts
WinPAMichael McDermottBryn Mawr, PA400
Runner-upNVKevin MarshHenderson, NV300
SemifinalsIAGene ElliottW. Des Moines, IA200
SemifinalsIAMike McCoyW. Des Moines, IA200
QuarterfinalsNHAustin Eaton IIINorth Sutton, NH100

View full results for Crump Cup Golf Tournament

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